Bilingual Education Research
Lesson Plans and Classroom Resources
K-12 Teaching & Lesson Planning Online Resources
Kid's Online Magazines
Issues of Language Policy
Language Rights Related Websites
More Online Resources
The Office of English Language Acquisition, Language Enhancement, and Academic Achievement for Limited English Proficient Students (OELA)
OELA supports a series of Academic Excellence sites school districts with exemplary programs that disseminate information about model practices for serving linguistically and culturally diverse students.
General Questions answered about bilingual education provided by OBEMLA, Office of Bilingual Education and Minority Languages Affairs.
The Academic Excellence Program provides a means for exemplary projects to share and disseminate successful bilingual and English-as-a-second-language (ESL) projects among public and private educational facilities.
National Clearinghouse for Bilingual Education
The National Clearinghouse for English Language Acquisition and Language Instruction Educational Programs (formerly NCBE, the National Clearinghouse for Bilingual Education) is funded by the U.S. Department of Education's Office of English Language Acquisition, Language Enhancement & Academic Achievement for Limited English Proficient Students (OELA, formerly OBEMLA) to collect, analyze, and disseminate information relating to the effective education of linguistically and culturally diverse learners in the U.S. The web sites listed in this area provide information relating to various aspects of language, culture, and education.
US Department of Education
Model Strategies in Bilingual Education: Professional Development, U.S. Department of Education
California State University, Northridge
Marty Levine, a professor in the Department of Secondary Education at California State University, Northridge, provides links to lesson plans and resources that should prove valuable in the classroom.
PIZZAZ! is dedicated to providing simple creative writing activities with copyable (yes, copyable!) handouts for use with students of all ages. Permission is given to use these resources for in-class, non-profit use only.
1: Teacher Planning Resources
An Internet Hotlist on One Computer Classroom Resources
Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators
National Education Service Online
Rethinking Schools Online
Pacific Southwest Regional Technology in Education Consortium (PSR*TEC)
2. ELD & Spanish Lesson Resources
Hot Internet Sites ¡en Espanol! An Internet Hotlist on Spanish Resources
You will find resources for students who speak Spanish as their primary language and you will also find links for students learning Spanish as a foreign language. The resources are appropriate for Kindergarten through Community College levels.
Dr. Mora's CLAD Website
This site provides a comprehensive resource on the philosophy, methods and public policy issues in educating language minority students. It is designed to link university scholarship, K-12 educators and the general public to disseminate current information about pedagogically sound principles and practices in language education.
National Council of Bilingual Education
Mexico Para Nino
This site is truly Mexico para Ninos, and in addition to Spanish, the site includes English, French and Italian translations. Students can explore the states of Mexico as well as the government and history. Diversity not only covers plants and wildlife, but the indigenous peoples of Mexico. Cultural information on Mexican mythology, foods, games and music can be found throughout the site.
Casa de Joanna
Teaching French or Spanish? Casa Joanna has links for you. Find language websites that contain thematically organized authentic links for Spanish teachers. There are also links to French and Spanish language search engines and portals/web guides.
Many teachers, students, librarians and others are interested in locating good Spanish language resources. No matter what statistics you hear about the growth of the Internet, the number of good Spanish language sites doesn't seem to be keeping pace. We created this web site because we are concerned about the lack of resources and lessons available.
Some Spanish Language Places
This website is a hotlist of Spanish resources on the internet, it includes lists in Spanish for government resources, periodicals, arts and culture and more.
3. Content Area Web Based Resources
International WWW Schools Registry
Links to schools worldwide
Internet Projects for Learners and Teachers of English
(Spanish for "from Shore to Shore"), is an international teacher-researcher project that has focused on documenting promising classroom practices for intercultural learning over global learning networks.
Kidlink [sm] is a grassroots organization aimed at getting youth through the age of 15 involved in a GLOBAL dialog. The work is supported by 38 public mailing lists for conferencing, a private network for interactive dialog ("chat"), an online art exhibition site, and volunteers living throughout the world. Kidlink has activities in English, Spanish, Portuguese, Japanese, Nordic languages (Scandinavian), German, Icelandic, Hebrew, and Turkish.
KIDLINK's KIDPROJ is a forum for moderated, collaborative educational projects for young people ages 10-15 years of age. KIDPROJ has been set up for the exchange, among schools and youth groups, of curriculum based activities and other projects of an educational or informative nature.
Global SchoolNet Foundation
Global SchoolNet Foundation collaborates with individuals, schools, businesses and community organizations to develop, and manage hundreds of collaborative learning projects each year. GSN's Global Schoolhouse and Microsoft has joined forces with the Global SchoolNet Foundation in an focused effort to bring the very best educational resources to students, educators, parents and the extended community.
An annotated site listing email pen pal sites.
Yerbas y Remedios / A Bilingual WebQuest
Upper Elementary and Middle School â You can become an investigator and find out how plants and herbs were used for medicine by the early cultures around New Mexico.
La Experiencia Migrantâ Spanish only
Esta unidad fue desarollada durante el verano de 1996 por un grupo de maestros en el Distrito Unificado de San Diego trabajando con La Pagina Web de Idiomas de California (developed by Mary Jewell of Memorial Academy Charter School, San Diego Unified School District).
The Language Policy Web Site of Jim Crawford
National Association for Bilingual Education (NABE)
California Association for Bilingual Education
Center for Applied Linguistics
Center for Multilingual, Multicultural Research
U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights
California Department of Education
National Council of La Raza
Public Education Network
Laboratory for Student Success (LSS)
Mid-continent Research for Education and Learning (McREL)
Northeast and Islands Regional Educational Laboratory at Brown University
Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory (NWREL)
North Central Regional Educational Laboratory (NCREL)
Southwest Educational Development Laboratory (SEDL)
Regional Educational Laboratory Network
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